A good mid 19th century mahogany two day marine chronometer Parkinson and Frodsham, Change Alley, London, No. 2775
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A good mid 19th century mahogany two day marine chronometer Parkinson and Frodsham, Change Alley, London, No. 2775
Sold for £4,375 (US$ 7,353) inc. premium
Auction Details
A good mid 19th century mahogany two day marine chronometer Parkinson and Frodsham, Change Alley, London, No. 2775
Lot Details
A good mid 19th century mahogany two day marine chronometer
Parkinson and Frodsham, Change Alley, London, No. 2775
The three part mahogany box with lacquered brass side handles and inset name plaque, the centre section opening all the way back to reveal the 3.25 inch signed and numbered silvered dial, the Roman numerals enclosed by a running Arabic minute band, with twin subsidiaries for state of wind indication and running seconds, with original blued steel hands, the chain fusee movement with spotted plates united by four tapering pillars, signed in copperplate script, the freesprung balance with jewelled endstone and large cut and compensated bimetallic balance to the Earnshaw type spring detent escapement with maintaining power, the whole protected by a typical inner dust cover secured by bayonet fittings and with X-form blued steel spring to the underside, the weighted brass bowl secured via a sprung catch, the case further set with a tipsy winding key in the upper left hand corner The case 16cms (6.25ins) wide.
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